The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 171 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 95 30 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 0.42% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.54% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84 28 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £48,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6038 5572 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.61% 78.06% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4725 5808
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +14 43 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 37 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hertfordshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
Norfolk - 6 £30,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 144 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (57.39%) Scrum
3 63 (35.80%) Business Analysis
4 56 (31.82%) Degree
5 51 (28.98%) UML
6 50 (28.41%) Project Management
7 47 (26.70%) Use Case
8 44 (25.00%) .NET
9 42 (23.86%) BPMN
10 39 (22.16%) DSDM
11 38 (21.59%) User Experience
12 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 35 (19.89%) Java
14 34 (19.32%) Computer Science
15 31 (17.61%) OO
15 31 (17.61%) E-Commerce
16 30 (17.05%) ISEB
17 29 (16.48%) C#
17 29 (16.48%) Kanban
18 28 (15.91%) QA
19 27 (15.34%) JavaScript
20 25 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (14.20%) Line Management
21 22 (12.50%) Mentoring
22 21 (11.93%) Finance
22 21 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
23 20 (11.36%) CBAP
24 19 (10.80%) CSS
25 18 (10.23%) MS Excel
25 18 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.70%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) ZigBee
2 4 (2.27%) VPN
2 4 (2.27%) Firewall
3 3 (1.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
4 1 (0.57%) TETRA
4 1 (0.57%) GPRS
4 1 (0.57%) GSM
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.98%) MySQL
3 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.25%) Selenium
3 9 (5.11%) JIRA
4 3 (1.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
5 2 (1.14%) TestNG
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.57%) JMeter
6 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.57%) Hudson
6 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 21 (11.93%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Retail
3 13 (7.39%) Marketing
4 5 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (63.07%) Analyst
2 102 (57.95%) Business Analyst
3 33 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 32 (18.18%) Developer
5 19 (10.80%) Senior Business Analyst
5 19 (10.80%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
7 10 (5.68%) Lead Business Analyst
7 10 (5.68%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.41%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.41%) QA Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.00%) .NET
2 19 (10.80%) CSS
3 15 (8.52%) HTML
4 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 11 (6.25%) jQuery
7 10 (5.68%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (3.98%) Web Services
10 6 (3.41%) J2EE
10 6 (3.41%) LAMP
10 6 (3.41%) RESTful
11 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (2.84%) REST
11 5 (2.84%) WSH
12 4 (2.27%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.27%) Spring
12 4 (2.27%) WPF
12 4 (2.27%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.59%) User Experience
2 34 (19.32%) Computer Science
3 25 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.82%) Client/Server
5 11 (6.25%) Economics
6 10 (5.68%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.11%) N-Tier
8 8 (4.55%) Social Media
8 8 (4.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.27%) IPTV
9 4 (2.27%) Firmware
10 3 (1.70%) Open Source
11 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.57%) Handset
11 1 (0.57%) Replication
11 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.98%) Android
1 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.84%) Linux
3 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.14%) UNIX
4 2 (1.14%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (57.39%) Scrum
3 63 (35.80%) Business Analysis
4 51 (28.98%) UML
5 50 (28.41%) Project Management
6 47 (26.70%) Use Case
7 42 (23.86%) BPMN
8 39 (22.16%) DSDM
9 31 (17.61%) OO
9 31 (17.61%) E-Commerce
10 29 (16.48%) Kanban
11 25 (14.20%) Line Management
12 22 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 18 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (8.52%) Performance Management
15 15 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (8.52%) TDD
16 14 (7.95%) Software Engineering
16 14 (7.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.89%) Java
2 29 (16.48%) C#
3 27 (15.34%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.52%) SQL
5 10 (5.68%) C++
6 8 (4.55%) Python
7 6 (3.41%) PHP
7 6 (3.41%) C
7 6 (3.41%) PHP5
8 5 (2.84%) Delphi
9 3 (1.70%) XAML
10 1 (0.57%) Erlang
10 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.57%) XQuery
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (31.82%) Degree
2 30 (17.05%) ISEB
3 20 (11.36%) CBAP
4 10 (5.68%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.27%) PMP
5 4 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.98%) Adobe
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle
3 4 (2.27%) TOWER Software
3 4 (2.27%) Capita
3 4 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.57%) SAP
4 1 (0.57%) Apple
4 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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